Post Tagged with: "Roni Koresh"

No regrets in Roni Koresh’s Promises

No regrets in Roni Koresh’s Promises

Roni Koresh – photo by Frank Bicking by Lew Whittington for The Dance Journal At rehearsal last week putting the finishing touches on his new dance piece ‘Promises I Never Meant To Keep,’ choreographer Roni Koresh was bleary eyed, wondering […]

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Flesh and the dance devil

Flesh and the dance devil

Jillian Mueller as Alex Owens. Photo by Jeremy Daniel by Lewis Whittington for The Dance Journal The body beautiful is an aspect of dance that can be easily exploited. Two shows, from opposite ends of the dance spectrum, featuring scantily […]

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Koresh Dance presents “Through the Skin”

Koresh Dance presents “Through the Skin”

It’s been a while since my last photo column so the first one back had to be a big one and who better to highlight my latest column than the Koresh Dance Company under the direction of Roni Koresh. Koresh […]

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Blast From The Past – Evening Magazine Dancers

Blast From The Past – Evening Magazine Dancers

by Steven Weisz for The Dance Journal Before I ever started PhiladelphiaDANCE.org, my involvement with the dance community began in the mid-1970′s when as a student at University of Pennsylvania, I started a special events agency, Rainbow Promotions Inc.  As […]

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Come Together charges out of the gate

Come Together charges out of the gate

Koresh Dance Company; Melissa Rector, Jessica Daley, Shannon Bramham Photo credit: Alexander Iziliaev By Lewis Whittington for The Dance Journal There may have been chunks of empty seats at various performances of Koresh‘s Come Together Festival, but this ambitious event […]

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Koresh’s Come Together Dance Festival Launches

Koresh’s Come Together Dance Festival Launches

by Lewis Whittington for The Dance Journal Roni Koresh and his company got back into town last week from tour dates in Idaho and immediately began putting the final touches on Come Together, a dance festival that he, his brother […]

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Review: Koresh’s Out/Line

Review: Koresh’s Out/Line

by Kat Richter, MA for The Dance Journal Following the performance of Koresh’s Youth Ensemble at the Suzanne Roberts Theater on Thursday night, Artistic Director Roni Koresh confessed that he hadn’t choreographed anything for an entire year thanks to the […]

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REVIEW: Koresh: Twenty Years Worth Celebrating

REVIEW: Koresh: Twenty Years Worth Celebrating

by Kat Richter, MA for The Dance Journal In tattered jeans and one of his trademark scarves, Roni Koresh confessed to a full house at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre on Thursday night that he had yet to see a full […]

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REVIEW: Koresh Dance Company

REVIEW: Koresh Dance Company

By Merilyn Jackson FOR THE INQUIRER What a wonderful thing when a city’s audience base sustains an arts organization for two decades or more. Koresh Dance Company’s 20th anniversary year is upon us, and the company proved that it deserves […]

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Choreography aims for gut, not head

By Merilyn Jackson, For The Inquirer Artistic director/choreographer Roni Koresh sometimes cherry-picks the best-received sections from his earlier dances, gathers them into a sequence, then gives the whole a title and a vague raison d’etre, as he has with his […]

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